I like to highlight these stories every so often for a couple of reasons, 1) they are inspirational no matter what your age is, 2) they prove that it is never too late to start something, and 3) it...
A British charity called Age UK created an index of well being based on survey data from 15,000 residents over age 60. Researchers found that 40 social and economic indicators are the most useful for estimating a person’s overall quality...
There are many studies that point to the positive effects of exercise among older adults. These results add to a growing body of evidence that suggests physical activity can lower the risk of heart disease. The key point this research...
As we age, many of us stop doing things we did when we were younger, like lifting weights. It is an activity we can begin again or start anew. The article points out that research shows strength training may...
Once again, someone proves that age is just a number. She started bodybuilding at age 55. As she wrote in one of her blogs (yes, she has a blog too) “Many older people in particular find themselves no longer feeling useful,...
The social interaction involved in partner and team sports may compound the plentiful benefits of physical activity, adding more years to your life than solo exercise, according to a study published recently in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Which activities that are partner or...
Research has shown that making these five simple changes can extend your life expectancy.  If you are working with a financial advisor or are running the numbers yourself for how much you need to save and how long the...
Health is one of retirement’s biggest disconnects because for many people it represents their biggest value/behavior conflict.  Essentially, most people will say they value their personal well-being and want to lead a long and healthy life, but their behavior...
A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found sitting for excessively long periods of time is a risk factor for early death. They found a direct relationship between time spent sitting and your risk of early mortality of...
Real people tell what they do each day to stay healthy and feeling younger. Read more...
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